Word from the Field

CIRCUIT a|e|c|re shares perspectives from industry leaders in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Commercial Real Estate. We’ll also curate articles relevant to finding and retaining talent (and jobs!).

We’d love to hear from you. How does your firm’s culture help to retain talent? What are the characteristics that trump all others in an ideal candidate? What are your deal breakers?  Job seekers, what are the most compelling characteristics of an organization that lead you to accept an offer?

The floor is yours. The subject matter: anything remotely related to finding and keeping talent and jobs in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Commercial Real Estate.

Enjoy a little free PR and contact us for more info on how to contribute.

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How Contractors Use Tech to Attract, Retain Younger Workers

Both the lure of tech-savvy construction firms, in both processes and continuing education, and the importance of increased awareness that…

Work Space and HR: One Topic Two Ways

Paradigm shifts creating the Augmented Workforce driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Gig Economy and more are examined from both…

What Millennials Really Want in the Workplace

CBRE surveyed 7,000 employees and 13,000 millennials from 12 countries. Their report, Millennials: Myths and Realities, debunks many myths about millennial expectations…

Adapt or Bust: Flexibility, Agility Drive Today’s Workplace

CBRE has created the Agile Real Estate Knowledge Hub, an online resource with a goal toward optimum flexibility and productivity…

Construction Industry Attracting More Women

Mortenson’s Angela Brzowski on the growing percentage of women in the construction workforce thanks to initiatives like Women in Construction Week,…

Unkown New York, the City that Women Built

Architect and film maker Barbara Willis talks about her eye-opening 17 minute film, Unknown New York, the City that Women Built. The…

Six Trends in Engineering Hiring for 2018 and Beyond

As appeared in Consulting-Specifiying Engineer, the article lists trends for hiring that include increase of entry-level positions and utilization of internships….

Women Continue to Face Myriad Challenges in the A|E|C Industry

Although this article appeared in ENR in January of 2017, it would be terrific to hear perspectives on trends felt…

Five Workplace Trends the Commercial Real Estate Industry Must Prepare For

From the emergence of the empathetic building to workplace design driving employee retention, Christopher Kelly examines trends best not ignored….

Central Resource Serves Commercial Real Estate

I am thrilled to see the launch of CIRCUIT a|e|c|re.  Throughout my career in Commercial Real Estate, I have connected…